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Shading on screen

I have a Optoma RD65 DLP television. I have shading on the right side of the screen. It started small about an inch wide but is now probably 4 inches wide. You can still see the picture behind the shading, someone suggested that it possibly got bumped (I have 2 kids but neither are owning up to it, not suprising) and the mirrors are out of adjustment. Any suggestions on how to correct this?

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  • rock hill Feb 10, 2008

    I have the same problem?? What and how do you fix it??

  • adkd89 Mar 18, 2008

    Mine started out about 1 inch and is now at 2 inches. Any help would be great.

  • RCTrego Mar 30, 2008

    I have the same problem. It started after I used compressed air can for computer cleaning to clean out TV from dust because it was shutting doen on thermal.

  • kmbigbee Apr 05, 2008

    Our tv is in a cabinet, and still has the same problem. About a 2 inch shaded strip on the right side of the screen.

  • superg2k Apr 14, 2008

    I have the same issue, same TV. Mine started out at about 1 inch, now its up to about 6 inches at the top. to about 5 inches at the bottom.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    Same problem. Sorry to say that your light engine will need replaced. (not easy to do, and will cost approx $800)

  • rpriory Jan 29, 2009

    Quite a piece of junk!  I have a 8" wide vertical band on the right side of the screen.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    have that problem plus a short lamp life warning - ordered new lamp, prior to arrival lost the picture and sound, have replaced lamp and now have no sound and no picture at all ,flashing codes indicate need lamp replacement, installed another lamp and currently have no sound no picture and no authorized repair centers in the Maryland area that I can find.



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Here's a guy from AVS forums that did a fix himself

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Open the TV and push the screen back in place

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